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Favourite Books of 2019

Of all 83 books I read this year, only 7 made it into my favourite pile. I have reviews for all of them - unfortunately not in the blog but on my instagram page - so if you want to know my thoughts you can either go there and scroll a bit or you can ask me on the comments about them. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo. How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn. Lanny by Max Porter. Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki. The Prince and the Dreassmaker by Jen Wang. It's Not About the Burqa edited by Mariam Khan. The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui. These are in no particular order with the exception of Girl, Woman, Other which takes the number one place without a doubt and if I have to push you to read any of these if my life depended on it, that would be it. It's an absolute delight of a novel and one I am planning on reading very soon in the new year. It's quite interesting to see here so many graphic novels - believe me,

November Books | 2019

And just like that November is over. I truly cannot believe it as if feels like it started yesterday. And the decade is coming to an end. Anyways, we are here for the books so all in all this month I've been a bit slumpy and unmotivated to read - the winter blues have been too real for me this time. - Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo . I have a full review of this one but I enjoyed it a lot. Cannot wait for the sequel. - She Said by Jodi Kantor & Megan Twohey . I admire the work and effort they put into breaking this story but I didn't get along with the writing style. - Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend . This was a reread for me because I wanted to read the second book in the series and I wanted to go into it with a fresh memory of what happened in the first book. It was as wonderful as the first time I read it.  - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K.Rowling . What can I say? I love this series but rereading it this time to compare it with the mo